European powers review ‘rigged’

An INDEPENDENT review into whether powers should be repatriated from Brussels is being rigged by europhiles Nick Clegg and Ken Clarke, it was claimed yesterday.

Political scholar Michael Pinto-Duschinsky said he has been forced to resign from a commission set up last year by David Cameron to investigate whether a British Bill of Rights could be established.

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The bill would replace the Human Rights Act which enshrines the European Convention of Human Rights in UK law.

Mr Clarke, the Justice Secretary, has said he doesn’t see the need for the bill, but the Conservative Party remains committed to scrapping the Human Rights Act.